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[movies]USS Franklin (CV-13) At Pearl Harbor, 02/1945 - United States. Navy
National Archives description: "MS USS Franklin (framed by palm trees in FG) underway in enclosed waters; anchored ships, BG (SV). MS Bow of the Franklin as ship comes alongside dock; personnel on dock; large crane in operation, FG. MS Midship of USS Franklin (from dock) showing island; anti-aircraft batteries forward off island. LS The Franklin underway in inland shipping; at anchor, mountainous terrain, BG...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Franklin (CV-13); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Franklin; WWII In Color
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[texts]The Official Chronology Of The U.S. Navy In World War II - Cressman, Robert J.
"This major update of the original 1955 study offers a well organized chronology of the operational aspects of the U.S. Navy's war in every theater." Table of Contents • Introduction 2 • Chapter I: Events of the Year 1939 6 • Chapter II: Events of the Year 1940 32 • Chapter III: Events of the Year 1941 74 • Chapter IV: Events of the Year 1942 138 • Chapter V: Events of the Year 1943 294 • Chapter VI: Events of the Year 1944 425 • Chapter VII: Events of the Year 1945 602 • Appen...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Chronology; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Chronology; United States. -- Navy -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- Chronology; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; United States. Navy
Downloads: 154
[movies]Marine Action On Beach Of Okinawa, 04/04/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #13001.National Archives description "MS PAN Great quantities of supply materials being stacked on Okinawa beach; invasion fleet lies in BG.HS Small supply dump with LCVP"s & LCM"s on beach.CU Signalman uses semaphore flag.LS PAN Long line of LSM"s & LCI"s on shore; PAN Invasion fleet in anchorage and back to long line of LST"s on shore (SV).CU Fire aboard LST 599; many fire boats around ship putting hose up over side.CU Burning deck of the ship; remains of the cra...
Keywords: USS LST-599; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island
Downloads: 69
[movies]Pacific Story: AA Practice Aboard APA And Flag Hoists Aboard APA, 1944/04/08 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 10978. National Archives description: ""1) MS Two signal hoists going up to yard arm. (SV) v2)MS Four signals at one time at the port and starboard yard arm. SV up and down halyards. 3) HA LS Looking down on main deck of APA, men manning GQ stations, cargo boom in foreground. 4) LS Looking aft on the APA men manning their GQ stations. 5) HA LS Looking to the fantail of APA, gun crew mans 5"38 deck gun...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 35
[movies]Bombardment Of Ie Shima, 04/13/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 7703. National Archives description: "1) LS-Pan Shoreline of Ie Shima under heavy bombardment, smoke columns & explosions seen.QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 78199 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 46
[movies]Fueling At Sea In Heavy Weather, 04/02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7701. National Archives description "1) MS AO [SIC, "AC" (collier)] underway in rough sea during fueling operations. 2) MS AO [SIC, "AC" (collier)] pitching in rough sea, propeller rises out of water." National Archives Identifier: 78197 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 19
[movies]Shelling Of Matsuwa & Various Sorties, 1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7671 not in the greatest shape. National Archives description " 1) CU Forecastle bridge & rail of DD heavily coated with ice-SV. 2) LS Silhouette view of Omaha class cruiser in heavy seas underway. 3) CU Heavy ice on forecastle & bridge-SV. 4) CU Wake of DD, in heavy sea, iced depth charge racks FG. 5) CU Heavily iced rail & bridge of DD-SV. 6) MS Well iced side depth charge racks on DD...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 12
[movies]Aerial Views, U.S. Navy Target Practice - United States. Navy
National Archives description: "1) AV 5 splashes to left of target 2) AV 5 splashes to left of target3) AV Straddle on target4) AV Splashes to left of target5) AV Splashes close aboard target6) AV Straddle near target7) AV Straddle on target8) AV Ditto, one falls astern target, AV Ditto, AV Target9) AV Splashes10) AV Splashes, target to right, towing ship BG11) AV Splashes near target12) AV Target, splashes & towing ship BG" National Archives Identifier: 75684 As always, any error or typo is min...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; US Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 93
[movies]Salvage Of Normandie, New York, 08/09/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5065. National Archives description "1) MS MCU S.S. NORMANDIE on side-SV.2) MS NORMANDIE with lights (night shot).QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 77320 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; Normandie (Steamship); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 19
[movies]Invasion Of Theya Jima: Bombardment, 06/03/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7970. National Archives description "1) LS Theya Jima beachhead, mountain BG.2) LS DD underway, smoke column rises BG.3) LS LCIs underway, Theya Jima BG.4) LS DD bombards Theya Jima BG.5) LS Smoke columns rise from Theya Jima beachhead BG.QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 78307 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 14
[movies]Mission Completed, 1945 - United States. Department of the Treasury
US Treasury "War Bonds" film. Also known as U.S. Navy film # MN 5051E. National Archives description: "Shows activities aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific Ocean as damaged planes return from a mission. A plane lands with one wheel. Another skids off the landing deck and hangs on the side of the ship. The third plane slides off the deck into the ocean, killing the pilot. States the cost of the plane and the cost of the pilot's training, but points out that a human life cannot be measured i...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; War Bonds; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
Downloads: 94
[movies]Salvage Of SS Normandie New York, 08/08/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4985. National Archives description "1) MS Men adjust diver"s equipment-SV. 2) MS Divers hauled over side of barge-SV. 3) MS Divers submerge-SV. 4) GV NORMANDIE on her side in dock, cameraman with camera FG. 5) GV-Pan NORMANDIE, barges, docks, spectators on dock. 6) CU Cameramen-SV. 7) MS NORMANDIE. 8) GV NORMANDIE, 3 French sailors FG. 9) CU Deck NORMANDIE-SV. 10) GV NORMANDIE silhouetted against New York skyline...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
Downloads: 21
[movies]Mined Or Torpedoed, SS E. H. Blum, Broken Half, Is Brought To Port, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 05/19/42 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1732. National Archives description "1) S-HS & CU tanker SS BLUM, broken in half in drydock 2) S-HS after section BLUM in drydock, repair work 3) S-CU view showing break & damage 4) LS forward section tanker broken in half along side dock 5) LS & S-CU bridge & bow 6) MS bridge & showing damage"National Archives Identifier: 75400 listed as "Mined Or Torpedoes, SS Blum, Broken Half, Is Brought To Port, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, ca05/19/1940 - ca05/19/1949"As alway...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; SS E. H. Blum
Downloads: 40
[movies]General Naval Combat Scenes 1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #8153. National Archives description "1) LS Large smoke column rises from ship on horizon, planes at base of smoke column-SV.2) MS-CU DDs underway-SV.3) MS British cruiser underway.4) CU Lookout scans sky with binocs.5) LS Evening shot: BB on horizon, firing.6) MS APDs underway-SV.7) LS Flak burst in sky, 20mm tracer fire.8) LS Ship burning on horizon, large smoke column rises.9) MS Japanese plane flies through flak burst.10) LS CA or CL showing explosion, smoke c...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; WWII In Color; World War II
Downloads: 26
[movies]Mine Sweeping Training Near Norfolk, VA, 08/20/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1770. National Archives description "1) LS 4 YNSs underway, buoy alongside ship.2) CU Depth charges lowered to deck.3) SHS Buoy anchored, 2nd one is dropped-SV.4) MS MB approaches (choppy). LS 2 YNSs underway.5) MS-Pan 2 SBDs in formation, pass.6) LS Mine markers. MS YNS-SV.7) LS YNS fires on mine, splashes." National Archives Identifier: 76194 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from thes...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; Minesweepers; Dauntless (Dive bomber)
Downloads: 16
[movies]Damaged German Forts & Rocket Launchers, 07/1944 - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film #4693 "Detonation Of Mines In Cherbourg Harbor; Damaged German Forts & Rocket Launchers; German SS Lifting Device, 07/1944." National Archives description "1) GV Mine explosions in water, Cherbourg, harbor.2) CU Man signals blinker.3) MS Damaged fort.4) MS Detonating mines Cherbourg harbor-SV.5) GV Ships in harbor, fort BG.6) MS USCG 83" boat passes.7) GV Ger...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 34
[movies]Kiska, 08/1943 NPC-10304 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #10304. National Archives description: "1) MCU Motor whaleboat alongside battleship; officers coming aboard battleship and being greeted at gangway by ship's officers. 2) MCU Officer leaving ship, boarding motor launch. 3) MCU Motor boat coming alongside gangway. 4) MCU Admiral coming aboard battleship and being greeted at gangway by ship's officers. 5) MCU Admiral and Captain walking down deck (SV)...
Keywords: WWII; United States. Navy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 34
[movies]Invasion Of Guam: Unloading 155mm Gun, 07/25/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5235. National Archives description "1) LS Ships bombard Is., Is. BG.2) HS Men uncover hatch, lift out 155MM gun.3) HS 155mm gun lowered to LCM.QUALITY: GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 77418  As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Guam; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 31
[movies]Salvaging Of Normandie - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4999. National Archives description "1) MS NORMANDIE capsized alongside dock.2) MS Water pours from pipes, deck of ship.3) LS-Pan NORMANDIE capsized alongside dock, skyscrapers BG.4) GV Cameraman photographing operations.5) MCU Naval officers watch operations.6) MS-Pan Ship during raising operations-SV.7) GV French sailors observe operations, ship BG.8) MS Men work on deck, water pours from pipes.QUALITY: GOOD"  National Archives Identifier: 77306 As always, any ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
Downloads: 16
[movies]Student Divers Salvage Sunken Munitions Ship, SS El Estero, New York City, 07/12/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #6339. National Archives description "1) MS Salvage ship, crane hoists deck house above water. 2) LS Salvage ship. 3) MS Salvage crane hoists deck house onto barge. 4) MS 2 men fasten crane hook onto deck house.QUALITY: FAIR TO POOR" National Archives Identifier: 77829 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choi...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; SS El Estero
Downloads: 32
[movies]Naval Advance Base Supply Activities, Marshall Islands, 03/1944 - United States. Navy
United  States Naval Photographic Center #1632 National Archives description: "1) GV SCU Mechanic work in engine shop. 2) GV Jeep lowered to LCV alongside ship. 3) AVO Air strip, lagoons, floating dry dock. 4) GV-Pan CV, tugs, supply barges, DD in harbor. 5) GV MS Slings unload AK at dock-SV. 6) GV SCU Oiler alongside pier, men work with hoses etc.-SV. 7) GV-Pan PV-1, TBFs taxi, parked SBDs take off BG-SV...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Dauntless (Dive Bomber); Avenger (Fighter Plane)
Downloads: 13
[movies]Easter Sunday Activities, Espirito Santo, New Hebrides, 04/28/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #760. National Archives description: "1) GV, MS, CU Camouflaged mess hall, men lined up enter 2) SHS & CU Men wash kits--(scratched) 3) GV CU Sailors repair road, shovel dirt from truck, etc. 4) CU Man shovels dirt from truck 5) SHS Man levels dirt on road 6) SCU Sailor undresses, crawls in bunk, arranges mosquito bar, kills mosquitos. 7) MS & SCU Sailor husks, extracts meat from coconut 8) MS & SCU man makes ash tray from coconut 9) MS Sailor in hammock, fans hims...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals -- New Hebrides
Downloads: 41
[movies]Salvaging Normandie, 08/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5060. National Archives description "1) MS Men work on deck, SS NORMANDIE.2) GV NORMANDIE alongside dock-SV.3) MS-Pan Bow of NORMANDIE in water.4) MS Workmen work on deck NORMANDIE, barges alongside.5) CU Depth indicator.6) MS Water flows from pipes, deck of ship.7) GV NORMANDIE capsized alongside dock, covered with lights, night shot-SV.QUALITY: GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 77317 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you in...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
Downloads: 14
[movies]Salvaging S.S. Normandie, New York, 08/09/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5050. National Archives description "1) MS Naval architect, A. C. Siecke; Capt. John Tooker; & Capt. Bernard Manseau stand on dock, S.S. NORMANDIE BG. 2) MS NORMANDIE lies on side in water-SV. 3) MS Men work on ship, water pours from it. 4) MS S.S. NORMANDIE, two French sailors FG.QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 77313 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, pleas...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; World War II; Normandie (Steamship)
Downloads: 31
[movies]WW2 Firing Depth Charges, 12/18/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #2667. Unsure if National Archives date is correct.National Archives description "1) MCU Sailors at control board. 2) DS Firing depth charges/(hedgehogs) off bow of ship. 3) LS Depth charges/(hedgehogs) in air and falling to water, explosions. 4) LS USS FRAMENT (APD) (Ex - DE-677) underway. SV. 5) AV DE underway leaving the pattern of exploded depth charges in water...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; USS Frament (APD-77); World War II; USS Frament
Downloads: 26
[movies]Salvage Of SS Normandie, New York, 08/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5068. National Archives description "1) MS S.S. NORMANDIE on her side in dock-SV. 2) GV Men work on deck. QUALITY: FAIR" National Archives Identifier: 77322
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; SS Normandie; Normandie (Steamship); World War II
Downloads: 20
[movies]Invasion Of Guam: Damage, 07/25/1944 - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film #4796 "Invasion Of Guam: OA [SIC] Bombards Is.: Gen. Smith Smith Approaches Beach In Duck, 07/25/1944". National Archives description "1) GV Large explosion on beach. 2) MS-GV Wrecked bldgs. & map ordnance equipment (damage caused by Naval barrage).-SV 3) MCU Gen. Holland Smith & Marines approach beach in duck. 4) MS 8" salvo from CA. 5) MS Officers on bridge CA.6) HS 8" guns fire 3-gun salvo-SV.7) GV Guam under bombardment...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Guam
Downloads: 31
[movies]Task Force Entering Kwalajein Lagoon Via Ivan, 01/1944 - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film #1726 "Ships Refuel, Bombardment Parry Is,: Task Force At Majuro Atoll, Marshall Island, 01/1944" National Archives Identifier: 76165 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; WWII In Color; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 19
[movies]Mine Sweeping & Attack Of Balikapapan, Borneo, 07/02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #14155. National Archives description "1) CU Crew of mine sweeper rigs out (paravane) preparatory to sweeping operation.2) LS Coast of Balikapapan, Borneo, pre-invasion bombardment from planes, smoke columns & explosions are seen-SV.3) CU Officers on bridge use binoculars to watch shereline.4) LS Bombs explode on shore of Balikapapan, Borneo.5) MS YMS sweeping along shore, Japanese shells landing around it in water.6) LS Mine sweeper burns from shell hit on stern.7...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Borneo
Downloads: 16
[movies]Cruisers Underway & Harbor Views, Noumea, New Caledonia, 05/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1758. National Archives description "1) MS CL underway in rain storm (SV). 2) LS Drydock; other ships (SV). 3) GV Trucks, jeeps, etc. along palm-lined road. 4) GV CL underway (SV). 5) CU Colors; radar. MS CU Men descend hatch." National Archives Identifier: 76185 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice an...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- New Caledonia
Downloads: 35
[movies]Christening Of SS Forbes Road By Mrs. Ted Gamble, Portland, Ore., 06/20/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4225. National Archives description: "1) MCU-CU Allied flags, U.S. flag hoisted, AO on ways BG-SV 2) CU Mrs, Ted Gamble-SV. 3) GV-Pan Spectators. 4) MS-GV AO goes down ways, workers in dock FG-SV. 5) GV Sponsoring party hoisted aloft in skip by crane." Ted Gamble was the National War Finance Director.National Archives Identifier: 77003 listed as "Christening Of USS Forbes Road By Mrs...
Keywords: WWII; SS Forbes Road; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Rites And Ceremonies; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 31
[movies]PBY On Patrol, 08/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #16244. National Archives description "1) MS Gunners putting parachutes & 50 cal. machine gun into PBY-5.2) CU Plane crew climbing up past waist hatch, & pilot & co-pilot, into waist hatch in preparation for patrol.3) MS Plane Capt. & MM 1/c checking oil on engines before starting.4) MS Plane Capt. & MM 1/c turning engine over by hand in preparation for starting.5) MS Engines being started on PBY-5.6) MS 50 Cal...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Navy -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Seaplanes -- United States
Downloads: 37
[movies]Troops Run To General Quarters & Loading LSTs At Dock, 08/30/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5610. National Archives description "1) MS Gen. Julian Smith, Adm. Wilkinson & Gen. Hodges on bridge, radar turns BG. 2) MS-CU Man signals blinker. 3) MS-CU Man signals blinker, other man receives message. 4) MS Interior shot--Men at typewriters receive messages. 5) MS-CU-Pan Scenes in operation"s room, men type, record messages, etc. 6) MCU LSD underway. 7) MS Man signals blinker...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Wilkinson, Theodore Stark, 1888-1946; Landing Craft -- United States; World War II
Downloads: 57 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Task Force At Majuro & Mail At Sea, 01/1944 - United States. Navy
Extracted from Naval Photographic Center film #1726 "Ships Refuel, Bombardment Parry Is,: Task Force At Majuro Atoll, Marshall Island, 01/1944." National Archives Identifier: 76165 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Marshall Islands; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 16
[movies]Testing Air-Sea Rescue Boats, Rockland, Maine, 02/15/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15975. National Archives description "1) HA MS Small boat comes up alongside life raft. 2) HA MS Same as above. 3) MS Two photographers, one operating movie camera on tripod, other using Speedgraphic, on fantail of boat, smoke above boat"s wake. 4) HA MS Rescue boat comes up along port side of liferaft; object lifted from raft, brought aboard. 5) HA MCU CG enlisted men lift dummy from raft, place it on deck of bost...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Search And Rescue Operations; World War II
Downloads: 12
[movies]Tests Of Army, Navy, & Coast Guard Air-Sea Rescue Boats, Rockland, Maine, 02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15967. National Archives description "1) MS 85" boat underway on high seas. 2) LS Same as above; Pan, lead boat plows through high seas, throws spray high in air; it is followed by second boat in column; spray flies over boats. 3) LS 85" army boats undergo tests in rough seas; they move toward camera at high speed. 4) MS Army boat lying to. 5) MS Beat underway at high speed; bow of boat high as it cuts through water...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Coast Guard; Search And Rescue Operations; World War II
Downloads: 14
[movies]Okinawa Island Bombardment, 04/18/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 11447. National Archives description "This film shows the bombardment of Okinawa Island" National Archives Identifier: 2518989
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island
Downloads: 61
[movies]Scenes Aboard AV, 06/27/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #14157. National Archives description "1) MS PBM taxiing in Keramo Retto anchorage, islands & auxiliary ships BG. 2) HS PBM adrift in water, aircraft rearming boat alongside. 3) MS Large crane lifts PBM from water, deck of AV FG. 4) MS Briefing of pilots in air combat intelligence office. 5) AV Mountainous coastline. 6) AV Many auxiliary & small ships at anchor in Keramo Retto anchorage, wing pontoon of PBM FG...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; Seaplanes -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Kerama Islands (Japan)
Downloads: 24
[movies]Mine Sweeping Training Near Norfolk, VA, 08/20/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1768. National Archives description "1) GV 3 YNS approach; mast sunken ship.2) MS-Pan Blimp passes-2V. YNS stern, bow etc. underway-SV.3) SHM Mine cutting device, GV YNSs underway-3V." National Archives Identifier: 76193 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Blimps; World War II; Minesweepers; Dirigibles; Airships
Downloads: 14
[movies]Japanese Air Attack, 04/05/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #7702 Film begins with aerial views from airplane in flight. Then views of planes on carrier.  Crew on deck. Cargo unloaded. Plane takes off from carrier and crashes into ocean. Then view of ship afire, on horizon.  View on carrier of flight operations. Scenes of AA guns firing and planes shot down. National Archives description doesn't seem to fit:"1) Bugler sounds bugle call "& bos"n pipes call into inter-com wall phone.2) HS Ammunition ship alongside during tr...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, Japanese; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Kamikaze Pilots -- Japan; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 41
[movies]Re-Enlistments Sworn In At Camp Baltimore, Southern Part Of France, 10/08/1945 - United States. Army
Extracted from "Paris. [No.] 319, Presentation, Bremerhaven, Germany; Paris. [No.] 324, Awards And Parade, Kunzelsau, Germany ; Paris [No.] 325 Re-Enlistments Sworn In At Camp Baltimore, Southern Part Of France, 10/08/1945" No National Archives description. National Archives Identifier: 19329 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army; Rites And Ceremonies; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; Bands (Music)
Downloads: 11
[movies]Carriers Underway (Primarily The USS Essex), 12/27/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #242.  National Archives  description: "LS Line of CVA's. G to A Flak bursts in the sky: flag in FG. LS Two CVA's in line, both of them firing their guns.G to A Flak bursts. LS Line of ships firing guns. LS TBF making a landing approach. MLS Two CVE's underway (side by side). LS Three-quarter view of two carriers underway (one a CV; the other a CVE); BB and CA following in line...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; USS Essex (CV-9); World War II; USS Essex; Avenger (Fighter Plane)
Downloads: 32
[movies]Scenes In Area Of Galapagos Islands, 09/08/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #15650 National Archives description "MCU Seaplane ramp leading into water from beach (SV) work shed. MCU-PAN Anchorage for aircraft: Pontoon dock & bay. MCU Airstrip aircraft landing at far end. MCU-PAN B-24 in revetment runway beside airstrip. MCU "Koda-Color" Keller playing with pigs (ChPhom W.K. Keller). LS Cruiser (Omaha Class) lying off shore LCM, FG. MCU Officers inspecting jeep...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Galapagos Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II
Downloads: 21
[movies]Church Services, "Argus Unit 7" Activities At Koli Point, Guadalcanal, 02/07/1944 - United States. Navy
U.S. Navy film #NPC 1892 Church Services, Argus Unit 7 Activities At Koli Point, Guadalcanal, 02/07/1944.Argus Units were small Navy amphibious commando units, which were tasked to set up forward radar and communications equipment in advance of larger operations. Article in Popular Mechanics at Google Books.Description at the National Archives: "1) GV MS Assembly soldiers at outdoor church service SV, (some OX)2) SHS Crane sling unloads LCVP at pier.3) SHS GV Men assemble radar unit-SV.4) GV Mob...
Keywords: WWII; radar; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; Chaplains, Military -- United States; WWII In Color
Downloads: 58
[movies]Second Bombardment Of Guam, 07/14/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4652. National Archives description "1) GV Guam area in morning, DE & CA FG-SV. 2) MS DDs underway-SV.3 ) MS Muzzles 14" guns fire-SV. 4) HS 5" guns bombard Guam-SV." National Archives Identifier: 77175 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Guam; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945
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[movies]Okinawa Invasion, 03/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 7510. National Archives description "1) LS Beach under bombardment, smoke columns & explosions seen, shell bursts-SV.2) LS Beachhead at Okinawa as shells burst (including phosphorous shells)-SV.3) LS Okinawa beach, tracer fire directed toward it, smoke columns on beach-SV.QUALITY: GENERALLY GOOD."National Archives Identifier: 78109 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, ple...
Keywords: United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island
Downloads: 49
[movies]Views Of S.S. Normandie Listing, New York, 08/12/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5172. National Archives description "1) MS NORMANDIE at angle alongside pier, angle indicator & cable FG-SV.2) GV NORMANDIE, dock FG.QUALITY: FAIR"  National Archives Identifier: 77384 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: WWII; SS Normandie; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; Normandie (Steamship); World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American
Downloads: 23
[movies]U.S. Troops Arrive, Start Ashore, Attu Island, 05/11/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #785 National Archives description "1) MCU Comdr. & USA Col. shake hands. 2) MS Troops come on deck, AP in fog BG 3) MS-MCU From LC, troops lower supplies; troops in LC-SV. 4) MS LC underway, passes. MCU Troops in LC. 5) MS-Pan AP lowers LCs & tractor, troops at rail. 6) GV-Pan LCs mill around. MCU Bow LC. MS Troops in LC. 7) MS From LC, troop-filled LC BG; 3 LCs mill around 8) MCU From LC, troops, Col...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Attu, Battle Of, Alaska, 1943; United States. Navy
Downloads: 58
[movies]Bombardment Of Kwajalein By U.S. Navy Planes & Ships, 02/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #4172. National Archives description "1) LS-Pan Bomb bursts on shore 2) LS Plane diving over shore, bomb bursts (shaky )3) GV Bomb bursts in surf. 4) GV Large shell explosion on shore, flak bursts FG. 5) MS SBDs pass over island. 6) LS DDs, AKs, smoke on shore 7) LS DDs, BB, AKs off shore. 8) GV TBFs, SBDs pass over CA-SV. 9) LS Bomb splashes-SVSee *4173" As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Kwajalein Atoll, Battle Of, Marshall Islands, 1944; World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 12
[movies]John L. Sullivan Sworn In As Assistant Secretary Of The Navy For Air, 07/02/1945 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #11218. No National Archives description. "National Archives Identifier: 2495378 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks.
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; Sullivan, John L. (John Lawrence), 1899-1982; World War II; WWII In Color
Downloads: 14
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